FRAME-OF-ORIENTATION NEED By Nugent, Pam M.S. - May 11, 2013 the need of a person to develop and synthesise their major assumptions and ideas into a coherent view of the world. It was introduced by Erich Fromm. FRAME-OF-ORIENTATION NEED: "The frame of orientation need was devised by Erich Fromm." Related Psychology Terms ROOTEDNESS WITHDRAWAL-DESTRUCTIVENESS BROTHERLINESS PRODUCTIVE THINKING FRAME OF REFERENCE RECEPTIVE CHARACTER TRUE SELF ZEITGEIST FOLIE A GROUPE AUTHORITARIAN CONSCIENCE Cite this page: Nugent, Pam M.S., "FRAME-OF-ORIENTATION NEED," in PsychologyDictionary.org, May 11, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/frame-of-orientation-need/ (accessed January 20, 2019).